Attracting attendance from around the globe, IDEA hosts an Annual Conference and Trade Show, Campus Energy Conference, International Cooling Conference, and a newly added Microgrid Conference. Our “best-in-industry” technical content, programming, and workshops represent best practices and emerging technologies that drive the industry forward. Our conferences and events offer rich networking and educational opportunities and provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to attendees. View Upcoming IDEA Events
Founded in 1909 as the National District Heating Association, IDEA continues to inform, connect, and advance the district energy industry around the globe. Starting in 1909, IDEA hosts an Annual Conference and Trade Show and added its Campus Energy Conference in 1988 and an International District Cooling Conference in 2007.